What to Watch Today

The Flash and Riverdale Return, Queen Sugar Finale and More

The Flash 8x01

On TV this Tuesday: The Flash and Riverdale return with five-episode events, New Amsterdam admits displaced refugees and Queen Sugar wraps Season 6. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Netflix
    Michael Che: Shame the Devil

    The Saturday Night Live star returns to the stage to discuss American patriotism, Black leadership, mental health and… loose bears? (November Binge Guide!)

  • CBS
    FBI

    Maggie struggles to focus on the case — a young girl kidnapped from daycare — when her sister Erin returns from rehab. (Get CBS midseason schedule.)

  • The CW
    The Flash

    Season 8 premiere/”Armageddon” Part 1: Barry and Team Flash are pushed to their limits when a powerful alien threat arrives on Earth; Brandon Routh (Legends of Tomorrow) guest-stars. (Read Grant Gustin preview; view photos; watch trailer.)

  • OWN
    Queen Sugar

    Season 6 finale: Charley makes an important decision; the Bordelon family develops a plan to get their land back; Darla gives birth. (Not yet renewed.)

  • Fox
    The Resident

    A new crop of interns, including Bille’s son Trevor, begin their first day of residency; Kit and Bell try to convince Conrad to return to Chastain. (Read Episode 6 recap.)

  • OWN
    The Big Holiday Food Fight

    Series premiere: Home cooks head into competition! First up, a battle of the spices incorporating southern Creole flavors. (Original Christmas movies on OWN!)

  • The CW
    Riverdale

    Season 6 premiere/”RiverVale” Part 1: Veronica and Reggie are the town’s new power couple; Jughead and Tabitha move in together; Cheryl demands a return to normalcy. (Watch trailer; get CW midseason dates.)

  • Syfy, USA Network
    Chucky

    Jake and his friends set a trap for Chucky that could have dire consequences if it doesn’t turn out as planned. (Read Jennifer Tilly post mortem.)

  • NBC
    New Amsterdam

    Max helps several undocumented immigrants after a fire destroys the church where they sought refuge. (View NBC’s midseason schedule.)

  • ABC
    Queens

    Brianna deals with a reminder of Jeff’s infidelity; fresh-out-of-rehab Lauren struggles to identify with alter ego Lil Muffin. (Get ABC midseason dates.)